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Strawberry Train (Tren de la Fresa)

Atocha Station, Madrid, Spain
+34 902 22 88 22
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We did it one way

This historic train is definitely a bargain $27 per person for round-trip and a tour in Aranjuez... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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A journey full of fun

We were lucky to board on the Strawberry Train on last Sunday. We were going to Aranjuez. The... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
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  • Poor9%
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4 weeks ago
“We did it one way”
29 Sep 2016
“A journey full of fun”
Atocha Station, Madrid, Spain
+34 902 22 88 22

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This historic train is definitely a bargain $27 per person for round-trip and a tour in Aranjuez. However, I must say the charm of the antique train wears off quickly in those hard wooden seats and a wagon full of screaming children, most too small...More

Thank tropicalia
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to board on the Strawberry Train on last Sunday. We were going to Aranjuez. The train was an old one with a steam engine. The interior decorations were all back to 1950-60's. I think the young people, in particular the children must...More

Thank 174winniet
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Surprise was given when we waited at the platform for an hour and was notified the original locomotive broke down. The company finally used a new electrical model to bring me to Aranjeux. The whole trip was boring and the town is not as beautiful...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very disappointing and poor value for money. Old carriages with wooden seats, but not a steam train. The hostesses in period costume hand out a little plastic punnet of strawberries to everyone on the train. At the station in Madrid everything seemed a bit disorganised...More

1  Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Ok, where to start... Booking: complete nightmare. Meant to be able to do this at Atocha Railway Station. Don't even go there... Eventually found our way to the railway museum - which is where it leaves from but you can't book tickets there. A very...More

4  Thank traosb1
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Tren de fresca (Strawberry Train) is a great (but expensive) way to leave Madrid and see the countryside, but you pay a big price in terms of time, comfort, and Euros. The 2 hour ride is in rickity old wood cars that allow you to...More

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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
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